DISH

Senior QA Engineer

US-UT-American Fork
Job ID
2017-40110
Category
Engineering

Summary

Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

 

While Sling TV does not disclose subscribers and related metrics, Parks Associates ranks Sling TV as the #6 OTT service behind Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and MLB.tv, and ahead of HBO Now, Showtime and CBS All Access. Sling TV is the #1 fastest-growing live OTT service, growing faster than any Top 10 OTT service provider.

 

Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

 

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Job Duties and Responsibilities

At Sling TV, we think services based on big bills, bundles, and useless channels are a thing of the past. Sling TV is uniting cord-cutters and smarter consumers everywhere with simply priced mobile access to the top live TV networks — join our team of spirited innovators in changing the way we watch TV. Our office is light, lively, and buzzing with dynamic people. We love what we do, we love who we work with, and we love TV. Brainstorm with us, build with us, banter with us, and even backpack with us — start your next adventure with Sling TV. 

 

This is an exciting leadership position in a fast moving project that requires the ability of candidates to hit the ground running. Come help to build a technical team focused on delivering best-in-class QA/Test services and be a part of changing the face of TV! 
 
Responsibilities:

  • Define an overall strategy, detail test plans, work to meet schedules and priorities, and identify and implement continuous process improvements. 
  • Verification and validation of all software testing functions on all supported devices and user interfaces. 
  • Manage appropriate resource allocation levels as well as lab availability to ensure high-quality and effective delivery of test results. 
  • Establish effective relationships with Development teams, Project/Program Managers, and Business Partners (IT, HR, Facilities, etc.), where testing principles and disciplines are actively promoted and openly discussed. 
  • Actively work with peers to develop and implement strategic objectives in order to establish a Testing Center of Excellence.
  • Develop engineers and technicians performing both manual and automated testing in technical, process, and critical thinking skills
  • Effectively communicate status, issues, and needs to the team, management, and internal customers  

Skills - Experience and Requirements

The successful Manager will have:

  • BS in CS, CE, EE, or related degree, or equivalant amount of education and experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in a technical management role
  • 8 or more years of experience with software development processes, system operations, test strategies, and release processes.
  • 6 years of experience leading Test/QA teams involved in web, mobile, or embedded device testing.

 
Preferred Requirements:

  • In depth knowledge of software Engineering and Scrum/agile development process
  • Proven experience testing and developing in the following: C++, Python, SQL, APIs, Kafka, Selenium, Smartbear
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with engineers
  • 10+ years’ experience in a technical management role
  • Masters’ degree in related field
  • Experience in Digital Media and/or Consumer Electronics
  • Strong working knowledge and understanding of all product/service lines including both residential and commercial applications of those products and services
  • ISTQB Certified Tester, Advanced Level Test Manager
  • Experience in manual testing of HTML5 and JavaScript based applications. Unit and/or E2E automated testing a real plus.
  • Experience in SCRUM, lean and agile principles and practices. Passion for these is a plus.
  • Good understanding of HTML5 and CSS
  • Some understanding of coding at an enterprise level of released products and how it differs to SAAS products.
  • Understanding of GitFlow and ability to test across multiple branches. 

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